Friday, July 1, 2022

Persian Gulf

IRGC Navy chief: Iran fully, constantly monitoring Persian Gulf region

The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Navy says Iran has “fully and constantly” been monitoring the strategic Persian Gulf region, and that trans-regional enemies have no presence at all in the country’s southern territorial waters.

IRGC Navy commander says entire region under monitor of Iranian forces

The commander of the Islamic revolution Guards Corps Navy says Iranian forces are closely monitoring the entire region.

Iran seizes smuggled fuel, 5 arrested

The Iranian police have seized more than 418 thousand liters of smuggled fuel in the Persian Gulf.

Iran marks National Persian Gulf Day

The National Persian Gulf Day is an auspicious innovation meant to honor the Persian Gulf’s history and civilization and the historical names of waters...

Iran marks National Persian Gulf Day

Iranians are marking the National Persian Gulf Day on Saturday to honor the historical and strategic significance of the gulf, which lies to Iran’s south and takes its name from the country.

IRGC seizes foreign ship smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf

The naval forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps have seized a foreign ship carrying 220k liters of smuggled fuel in the Persian Gulf.

Iran to begin development of joint Arash gas field in Persian Gulf soon

Iran says it will launch a plan to develop the Arash natural gas field shared with Kuwait and Saudi Arabia in the near future, after the pair agreed to begin development activities in the offshore reservoir without Tehran.

IRGC Navy cmdr.: Security of Persian Gulf Iran’s red line

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy says the security of the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz is a red line for the Islamic republic of Iran.

UAE vessel sinks near Iran port; all but one rescued

An Emirati vessel has drowned 30 miles from Asaluyeh Port in southern Iran.

Khatibzadeh: Iran seeks strengthening friendship with regional countries

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has said the Islamic Republic’s foremost foreign policy goal is to strengthen friendship with regional countries.

Oil spill inflicts environmental damage on Bushehr shores in Persian Gulf

The Department of Environment of the southern Iranian Province of Bushehr says an oil spill from pollution near Kharg Island in the Persian Gulf has reached the shorelines of the province.

IRGC launches airport on Iran’s Greater Tunb Island

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has launched an airport on the Iranian island of Greater Tunb in the Persian Gulf.

Sheikh Qassem: Bahrain uprising ends after popular demands met

Prominent Bahraini cleric Sheikh Isa Qassem has pledged that the uprising by the people of the country will only end when they achieve their demands and objectives.

U.S. jets in UAE following Yemen attacks

U.S. F-22 fighters have arrived in the United Arab Emirates, as part of Washington’s response to the recent retaliatory missile and drone attacks by Yemeni forces.

Iran dismantles organized fuel smuggling cell in Persian Gulf

An Iranian judiciary official says an organized fuel smuggling ring operating in the Persian Gulf was identified and destroyed during a raid by naval forces of the Islamic republic of Iran.

Iran FM: Regional crises cannot be resolved through force

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Tehran believes crises and problems in the West Asian region cannot be resolved through force, militarization and hegemony

Get to know Iran’s Maldives

Iran boasts spectacular scenery across the country. However, in the southern water of the Persian Gulf and western side of the Hormozgan Province lies an island, which has come to be known as “Iran’s Maldives”.

Persian Gulf Hosting Seagulls

During autumn, the decline in the driving heat in Iran’s south heralds the arrival of migrant guests for the people of Bushehr port.

Iranian daily calls for closure of strategic Strait of Hormuz

Iran's Keyhan newspaper has said in an editorial that closing the strategic Strait of Hormuz to countries such as the United States and some European countries is the inalienable and legal right of the Islamic Republic, and the country should not hesitate to use this legal right, and that the U.S. cannot do anything about it.

Report: Saudi king holed up for over 480 days

Reports say, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has isolated himself in the kingdom's northwest desert for more than 480 straight days, reigniting concerns for his health while his heir, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), lies in wait for the throne.

Former Iranian ambassador to UAE hails Emirati official’s visit to Tehran

Iran’s former ambassador to the United Arab Emirates has described as highly important the recent visit of the UAE’s security chief to Tehran and the subsequent increase in the Islamic Republic’s regional power.

Saudi official arrested in France over Khashoggi murder

A Saudi diplomat accused of being involved in the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested on Tuesday at a Paris airport.

Europe seeking to please US in Vienna talks: Iran

An Iranian foreign ministry official says one of the major challenges during the recent talks in Vienna has been the Europeans’ willingness to act in favor of the United States’ will.

UAE National Security Advisor to visit Iran

The United Arab Emirates’ National Security Advisor Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan will visit Tehran Monday, amid an expected thaw in the relations with Iran.

US grants Iraq waiver to import energy supplies from Iran

The US State Department has extended a sanctions waiver enabling Iraq to continue importing electricity and gas from Iran.

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